Circus Essays

Cirque Du Solleil Strategic Management

Executive Summary Cirque du Soleil is an entertainment firm from Montréal, Canada and was founded in 1984. The company started as a small business and gradually grew into a successful organisation with an established presence in the entertainment industry. This report deals with the ways in which the organisation became successful. Therefore, it is necessary to analyse different factors. The first part enumerates the stakeholders which contribute profits for Cirque du Soleil. Conversely, this section will cover the considerations the…

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Ex Basketball Player

Life is like a circus. It has cyclic patterns of ups and downs. People celebrate the ups and struggle with the downs. Sometimes people are happy and there are times when they are not. Sometimes they are lucky, sometimes not. What is important is people learn from life’s experiences and survive its challenges. John Updike’s poem, “Ex-Basketball Player” (Updike 1993) is a simple portrayal of a man who experienced the ups in his youth and settled with the fall. The…

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Swot Analysis of Cirque Du Soleil

Abstract Since 1984 Guy Laliberté has been building Cirque du Soleil, an artistic circus that has amazed thousands of people in hundreds of towns. Cirque has worked hard on keeping their strengths unbeatable and weaknesses miniscule. In the process of making their weaknesses turn into strengths they have taken advantage of many opportunities available to them. Cirque has done so well at expanding their horizon is it difficult to find opportunities they have not taken advantage of; so, where will…

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